Organ: Appendix

Appendix: Small organ attached to the cecum in the digestive system
Introduction: The appendix is a small protrusion from the cecum at the start of the large intestine. It is mainly known due to its role in appendicitis.
Condition count: 3 ; see list below.
Organ types: Digestive system (127)
Organs: all organs

Diseases list: The following list of medical conditions have 'Appendix' or similar listed as an affected body part in our database:


  • Acute Appendicitis ... appendix
  • Appendix disorders ... appendix


  • Chronic appendicitis ... appendix

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